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Land Use Bylaw No. 987-11 Amendment

Re: Retail Cannabis Store

Proposed Bylaw No. 1104-21

A recent application has been made to amend the Land Use Bylaw to allow the following:

  • To have Retail Cannabis Store added as a “Discretionary Use – Municipal Planning Commission” to the General Commercial (C-1) Land Use District.

 

  • To amend Part 3: Use Specific Standards – Section 10. Retail Cannabis Store
  1.  Reduce the setbacks to provincial health care facilities and schools to be in line the AGLC from 300m to 100m (Note: This is more in line with the minimum requirement of 100m in the AGLC).
  2. Reduce the separation between retail cannabis stores from 300m to 150m. (Note: There is currently no minimum requirement listed in the regulations of the AGLC for requirements between stores)
  3. Increase the hours of operation from 10:00am – 9:00pm daily to 10:00am – 12:00am daily. (Note: The maximum AGLC regulated hours of operation are from 10:00am – 2:00am daily).

****Additional Information on the subject and Formal Notice of the Application can be found HERE.****

Operating a Retail Cannabis Store must follow Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis guidelines. Retail Cannabis Store guidelines can be found HERE.

A Public Hearing to obtain public input will be held 6:00pm Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

Those wishing to provide input are either:

A) Encouraged to provide written comments prior to 4:00pm September 20, 2021. Please due so to the attention of markboltezar@raymond.ca.

B) Register to Attend the Public Hearing prior to 4:00pm September 20, 2021. Please due so to the attention of markboltezar@raymond.ca.

Due to space and timing constraints, it is encouraged to utilize Option A.

Any further questions, please contact the Town Office at 403-752-3322.